Rule of Sean Connery (Sugar Wiki)

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"Sean Connery elevates everything he's in... Except like, you know, that one movie we don't talk about. And Zardoz, I guess."
The Spoony One, The Spoony Experiment (said movie is Highlander II the Quickening)[1]

A subtrope of the "Rule of Cool".

Sean Connery:
A = Movie's Awesomeness Factor without Sean Connery
B = Awesomeness Multiplier of Sean Connery = 100
C = Movie's Actual Awesomeness Factor
If Sean Connery is in the movie then C = BA = 100A, otherwise A=C.

Keanu Reeves:
A = Movie's Awesomeness Factor without Keanu Reeves
B = Awesomeness Multiplier of Keanu Reeves = -5
C = Movie's Actual Awesomeness Factor
If Keanu Reeves is in the movie then C = BA = -5A, otherwise A=C.

Nicolas Cage aka The Great Variable:
A = Movie's Awesomeness Factor without Nicolas Cage
B = Awesomeness Multiplier of Nicolas Cage = + /-5
C = Movie's Actual Awesomeness Factor
If Nicolas Cage is in the movie then C = BA = + /-5A, otherwise A=C

Examples of Rule of Sean Connery (Sugar Wiki) include:

Connery Factors (YMMV, but only 1% of the time)[edit | hide | hide all]

Captain Ramius: We will pass through the American patrols, past their sonar nets, and lay off their largest city, and listen to their rock and roll... while we conduct missile drills.
Captain Ramius: You're afraid of our fleet. Well, you should be. Personally, I'd give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?


Reeves Factors (Your Mileage May Vary on the following)[edit | hide]


Cage Factors (Your Mileage May Vary)[edit | hide]


... and let's not forget he who works in any work he's in, namely Chuck Norris.

  1. He SAID we don't talk about it!
  2. who Adam West loathed